Former President George H.W. Bush visited Kentucky many times because of his long friendship with William S. Farish III. Bush went to the Kentucky Derby and Keeneland, drove a tank, got a famous dog, Millie.
Paris, Kentucky’s L&N Railroad depot is restored as a restaurant, bourbon bar. Until family’s historic preservation project, the 1882 depot had mostly been empty since passenger train service ended in 1968.
After 11 years, the partners who transformed Al’s Bar from a dangerous North Limestone hangout into a live music and poetry venue want to sell it to focus more time on children and their Stella’s Kentucky Deli.
Kim Davis, the court clerk who refused to sign marriage licenses to gay couples in 2015, lost her re-election bid. But her hometown defies many stereotypes about Appalachia being a narrow-minded place.
With Amy McGrath losing a close election to incumbent Andy Barr, Kentucky Democrats didn’t make as much progress as they wanted in these mid-term elections. But will they persist or lose momentum going forward?
Republican calls for unity and civility ring hollow when GOP leaders such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky refuse to acknowledge President Donald Trump’s divisive words and actions.
Lexington Herald-Leader series reveals 43 percent of Kentucky nursing homes are rated as substandard, largely because of understaffing, and the politicians who free them from regulation and accountability.
Lexington author Joseph G. Anthony writes a novel based on Lexington’s Jim Crow violence, from the murder of lawyer and journalist R.C.O. Benjamin to a courthouse lynch mob riot that killed five people in 1920.